How much does a Visual Effects Designer make in the United States? The average Visual Effects Designer salary in the United States is $71,373 as of September 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $63,846 and $79,785. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $63,846 10% $56,993 90% $87,444 75% $79,785 $71,373 50%(Median)
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Hamdan Resources - McLean , VA
Work You'll Do As a Visual Designer in our practice you will: * Design ways to depict new brands ... Effects, or equivalent. * A portfolio demonstrating examples of research work and outcomes ...
LinkedIn - 42 days ago
Fleetio - Richmond , VA
Drive other visual design projects such as marketing content (case studies, infographics, video ... Effects, Cinema 4D, or other video/animation tools a plus * Technical experience working in ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
Hawke Media - Richmond , VA
... original visual identity systems, and producing detailed brand books for new and existing ... Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects and Keynote
LinkedIn - 11 days ago
Sway Creative Labs - Welcome , VA
Sway's looking for a full-time Animator / Motion Designer who will bring their knack for dynamic ... Supporting video projects with animated graphic packages, on-screen visual effects, and post ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Conseqta - Rosslyn , VA
Conducting manual testing of visual designs * Collaborating with Engineers, Developers, Functional ... After Effects * Ability to balance and prioritize many diverse tasks at once * Ability to ...
ZipRecruiter - 50 days ago
Spearhead Staffing - Springfield , VA
We are recruiting for a Web Designer for our client in Springfield, VA (22152) for a contract to ... understand its effects of our business environment Web Developer Requirements Proven work ... - 12 days ago

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